If you know stress is affecting your health then this book is for you. Romm tells you how to heal your stressed-out body using holistic nutrition, and addresses the factors behind why stress wreaks havoc on your system. Her advice is perfect and I love the little inspirational quotes that begin each chapter.— Sairsha
A Yale-trained, board-certified family physician with a specialty in women's health and obstetrics delivers a proven 28-day program to heal the overwhelmed, overloaded systems, and prevent and reverse the myriad of symptoms affecting the vast majority of women today.
Weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, hormonal imbalances, and autoimmune conditions—for years, health practitioners have commonly viewed each as individual health problems resulting from a patient’s genetic bad luck, poor lifestyle choices, or lack of willpower. Patients, too, have turned to different doctors to alleviate their specific symptoms: an endocrinologist for a thyroid problem; a gynecologist for hormonal issues; an internist for weight, diabetes, and high blood pressure; a rheumatologist for joint problems, and even to therapists or psychologists.
While these ailments may seem unrelated, Dr. Aviva Romm contends that they are intrinsically connected by what she calls Survival Overdrive Syndrome, a condition that occurs when the body becomes overloaded. SOS can result from childhood survival patterns or adult life stressors that are compounded by foods we eat, toxins in our environment, viral infections, lack of sleep, disrupted gut microflora, and even prescribed medications.
Two of the systems most affected are the adrenal system and the thyroid, which control mood, hormones, inflammation, immunity, energy, weight, will power, blood sugar balance, cholesterol, sleep, and a host of other bodily functions. When these systems become overwhelmed they lead to symptoms that can develop into full blow illnesses, including diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, and heart disease—all of which have medically provable origins in SOS.
The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution explains SOS, how it impacts our bodies and can lead to illness, and most importantly, offers a drug-free cure developed through Dr. Romm’s research and clinical work with tens of thousands of patients. In as little as two weeks, you can lose excess weight, discover increased energy, improve sleep, and feel better. With The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution, you can rescue your metabolism, hormones, mind and mood—and achieve long-lasting health.
DR. AVIVA ROMM is a Yale-trained, board-certified family physician with a specialty in integrative women’s health and obstetrics. She is also a midwife. Referred to as “the face of natural medicine in the 21st century” by Prevention magazine, she was a founding member of the Yale Integrative Medicine Program, is a faculty member of the Center for Mind Body Medicine, and is the author of numerous books, including the textbook Botanical Medicine for Women. Dr. Romm practices medicine in New York and Massachusetts, speaks and teaches internationally, and avidly teaches online courses in women’s health.
“With The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution, Dr. Romm guides readers on a profound journey of transformational healing. Not only do we realize that our fears are misguided but further, Dr. Romm reveals a clear path to leaving our symptoms behind and living to our highest potential.” — Gabrielle Bernstein, #1 New York Times bestseller
“Initially, before my Graves’ diagnosis I was brushed off by my doctor as just being stressed out. Dr. Romm is an outstanding physician and a voice of hope for all of us women who are not being heard by conventional medicine.” — Amy Myers, M.D., author of The Thyroid Connection and The Autoimmune Solution
“Prescription-based remedies for thyroid and adrenal issues focus on short term, symptom-based fixes. Gratefully, Dr. Romm reveals how specific lifestyle choices incorporated into a cohesive and encompassing program can address what actually underlies these issues, paving the way for radical improvement and taking back your health.” — David Perlmutter, M.D., board-certified neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and author of Grain Brain and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan
“The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution is the beginning of a new era in women’s health where women can finally stop accepting exhaustion, brain fog, extra weight, and emotional imbalance as the norm and take more control of their health and wellbeing.” — Frank Lipman, M.D. New York Times bestselling author of The New Health Rules
“Don’t live one more day heading down an unhealthy and unnecessary path. Buy this book and let Dr. Aviva Romm remind you how good you deserve to feel and teach you how to find the balance and health your body, mind, and spirit are craving.” — Danielle DuBoise and Whitney Tingle, founders of Sakara